1. Dr. Shrikant Jichkar holds the record for “World’s most qualified person”. He was an IAS, IPS, lawyer, doctor(MMBS, MD), D. Litt (Doctor of Letters) in Sanskrit the highest degree in a University, photographer, actor, radio operator, youngest MLA(MP,MLC,etc..) at the age of 25, held 14 portfolios(at a time), had 20 degrees(9 MA), 28 gold medals & had a library of 52,000 books. In 2004 when he died in Car accident, he got approx. 30 Cr insurance.
2. India and Bangladesh share a 3rd enclave border which means that a part of India is in Bangladesh which is in India which is in Bangladesh. Phew!
03. The Income Tax Rate in India was 97.75% in the year 1973( Totally 11 slabs).
04. In 1948, the Nobel Peace Prize was not awarded. It would have been awarded to Mahatma Gandhi, however, due to his assassination; it was left unassigned in his honour.
05 . Narayana Murthy was a self-proclaimed socialist, but during his visit to Bulgaria, he was arrested and put in jail for talking against the Bulgarian govt. The experience pulled him towards capitalism and he learnt that entrepreneurship and job creation is the way to alleviate poverty. He then founded Infosys.
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